Emergency Wildlife Rescue Contacts

List of Departments and Contact Numbers
  • Sea Turtles: Beach Patrol @ 386-239-6414 / 386-424-2345
    After hours call Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) @ 1-888-404-3922
  • Fish Kill Hotline: FWC @ 1-800-636-0511
  • Florida Environmental Crimes Hotline (illegal dumping): Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) @ 1-877-2-SAVE -FL (1-877-272-8335)
  • Gopher Tortoise: FWC @ 1-888-404-3911 or Volusia County @ 386-736-5927, ext. 2734
  • Injured Birds: Marine Science Center @ 386-304-5530 or FWC @ 1-888-404-3922 
  • Manatees: Volusia County @ 386-831-8606 (pager) or FWC @ 1-888-404-3922
  • Marine Mammal Strandings (beached, dead, injured, or sick): Volusia County @ 386-831-8606 (pager) or FWC @ 1-888-404-3922
  • Right Whale Sightings (December - March): 1-888-97-WHALE (1-888-979-4253)
For More Local Wildlife Information Visit
Volusia County Environmental Management Sea Turtle and Manatee Programs or Green Volusia.